Ka is a wheel… ever turning

Anyone who knows me knows that my love of reading and writing originated with two novels, Dean Koontz’s “Lightning” and Stephen King’s “The Gunslinger”. The summer before my high school freshman year, my dad gave me those two novels in an attempt to spike my interest in reading. While most writers found the path toward […]

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1954 Review of “The Fellowship of the Ring” by NY Times

In 1954 J.R.R. Tolkien had the first volume in his epic Lord of the Rings trilogy published, “The Fellowship of the Ring”. That day, no one knew how the fantasy genre would be changed. Every writer of fantasy today has probably read Tolkien’s works, has been inspired by his immortal Middle Earth, and strives to […]

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“Alloy of Law” by Brandon Sanderson (Review

I just finished Brandon Sanderson’s “Alloy of Law”, the fourth book in the Mistborn series of books… though the book is a stand alone novel. From Amazon.com: Three hundred years after the events of the Mistborn trilogy, Scadrial is on the verge of modernity, with railroads to supplement the canals, electric lighting in the streets […]

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Review: “Pathfinder” by Orson Scott Card

This week I finished reader “Pathfinder” by the great Orson Scott Card. This is the first novel in a new series.   FROM AMAZON: A powerful secret. A dangerous path. Rigg is well trained at keeping secrets. Only his father knows the truth about Rigg’s strange talent for seeing the paths of people’s pasts. But […]

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